15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Bus:  27 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kittila
— 3 nights
Fly:  30 h
End: Brisbane

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Rovaniemi City Library. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Kopara Reindeer Park. Change things up with a short trip to Amethyst Mine Lapland in Luosto (about 1h 35 min away). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, see Santa Claus Office, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 28- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Brisbane to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Brisbane in January, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between -10°C and -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Safaris
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, then fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Salla road trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Salla in 2 hours. January in Salla sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Saariselka journey app.

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. January in Saariselka sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 30th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, then identify plant and animal life at Konijanka Petting Zoo, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Muonio trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Saariselka to Muonio in 4 hours. January in Muonio sees daily highs of -13°C and lows of -22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Konijanka Petting Zoo
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Seven Fells Up in Akaslompolo (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kittila road trip planning site.

You can drive from Muonio to Kittila in an hour. In January in Kittila, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Seven Fells Up
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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